Bioinformatician

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Institute for Data Science and Genomic Technology
United States NY New York
bunyavanich.org

Description

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City is seeking a talented, self-motivated individual to participate in cutting edge research as a member of the Bunyavanich Lab (bunyavanich.org) at the Institute for Data Science and Genomic Technology (datascience.icahn.mssm.edu/) and Department of Pediatrics. The successful applicant will be part of an interdisciplinary team led by Supinda Bunyavanich, MD, MPH that applies computational analysis and bioinformatics to interpret multi-scale data generated from subjects with asthma and allergic diseases. Experience with microbiome analysis a plus.

Responsibilities:

· Analyze high throughput sequence and array data generated from clinical cohorts.

· Maintain next generation sequence datasets linked to clinical data.

· Communicate progress with PI regularly and contribute to the success of the research team.

· Develop and maintain productive collaborations within Mount Sinai and with outside researchers in academia and industry.

· Publish and present novel research findings in academic journals and conferences

· Some supervision of trainees and technical staff may also be required.


Qualifications

Requirements

· Graduate degree in bioinformatics, computer science, computational biology, genomics, or a related field.

· Outstanding programming skills in R, Python, and Unix shell scripting.

· Excellent track record of analyzing next generation sequencing data. Experience with clinical cohorts and microbiome analysis a plus.

· Demonstrated knowledge of biostatistics and statistical genetics. Familiarity with genomic data tools, repositories, and databases.

· Strong attention to detail and solid analytical skills.

· Ability to work hard and independently while contributing to the team effort and adhering to deadlines.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills with track record of productivity.

· Demonstrated ability to work concurrently on several projects, and good understanding of analytic complexities to do independent research as well as assist other researchers.


Start date

As soon as possible

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a CV and detailed letter of interest to Dr. Supinda Bunyavanich (Supinda.Bunyavanich at mssm.edu).


Contact

Supinda Bunyavanich